The Inter-American Development Bank recently engaged the research and advisory firm massolution to explore the possibilities of crowdfunding in Latin America. We feature some insights from the resulting workshop.
For many months now, we’ve been watching the preparations for something called “Crowdsourcing Week” take place. And as the event — it takes place in Singapore June 3 through 7 — has drawn closer, it has only grown in its scope, ambition and accompanying sense of gravitas.
Growth in enterprise crowdsourcing is accelerating, and Massachusetts-based Lionbridge is pitching its expanded crowdsourced offerings to a handful of different sectors ranging from local governments to major enterprises.
Kickstarter has finally released a mobile app for the iPhone and iPod, while NASA is taking a similar approach to get the crowd involved in designing an approach to help astronauts keep track of their nutritional and eating habits.Crowdsourcing.org editors Eric Blattberg, Anton Root and Eric Mack discuss both.
A crowdfunding campaign for Oogave, an organic soda, fell way short of its $500,000 goal. But the campaign owner still considers the campaign a success thanks to a bridge loan that came about thanks to the buzz around the campaign.